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CRE Apps You Can't Live Without

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We asked about your favorite CRE apps and you answered.CBRE valuation associate Gene Hart (pictured hugging Das Boot) swears by Zillow Mortgage Marketplace--which calculates rent vs. purchase price while including estimated taxes and assessment costs. It helps when you're agonizing over the "lease or buy?" question.He also utilizes the free rental and online property management tools of Zillow Rental Pro and consults new kid on the block Revestor to search listings by highest cap rate and cash flow.

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@properties commercial real estate advisor Kevin Rocio says he owes all his success to REIWise, an online investment and lease analysis platform. Coming from a national CRE firm, his biggest dilemma was "How am I going to compete at the same level as my previous firm for business?" Thanks to the app's portability and assistance in preparing countless offering memorandums, Kevin's 2012 close volume jumped 634% over 2011, he tells us. John Hunter Services managing broker John Hunter is crossing his fingers that the essential CoStarGo will soon be available for non-Apple tablets. Send yourindispensableapps to marissa.oberlander@bisnow.com.

Beware of the Ides of March. (Tomorrow.) Send ideas and suggestions to marissa.oberlander@bisnow.com.